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John Kessel

Author of Good News from Outer Space

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Disambiguation Notice

This John Kessel (ends in 1 L, no initial) writes and edits science fiction. He lives and teaches in North Carolina.

This is NOT the historian John L. Kessell (ends in LL, one initial), who writes about the presence of Spain in the American southwest.

Good News from Outer Space 227 copies, 5 reviews
The Secret History of Science Fiction (Editor) 177 copies, 5 reviews
Corrupting Dr. Nice 170 copies, 2 reviews
The Moon and the Other 119 copies, 3 reviews
Freedom Beach 64 copies
The Pure Product 60 copies, 2 reviews
Pride and Prometheus 60 copies, 6 reviews
Intersections: The Sycamore Hill Anthology (Editor, Contributor) 59 copies
Stories For Men 15 copies, 1 review
The Last American 11 copies, 1 review
Another Orphan 10 copies
The Juniper Tree 9 copies, 1 review
Some Like it Cold 7 copies, 1 review
Buffalo {short story} 7 copies, 1 review
It's All True 7 copies, 1 review
The Red Phone 6 copies, 1 review
Under The Lunchbox Tree 6 copies, 1 review
Powerless 5 copies, 1 review
Downtown 5 copies
The Franchise 3 copies
The Closet 3 copies
Clean 3 copies
Faustfeathers 2 copies
Iteration 2 copies
Animals 1 copy
Man 1 copy
The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century (Contributor) 331 copies, 5 reviews
Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology (Introduction; Editor) 313 copies, 4 reviews
Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology (Editor) 278 copies, 14 reviews
Sympathy for the Devil (Contributor) 247 copies, 7 reviews
The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet (Contributor) 208 copies, 10 reviews
Conjunctions: 39, The New Wave Fabulists (Contributor) 193 copies, 2 reviews
Modern Classics of Science Fiction (Contributor) 187 copies, 2 reviews
Strange Dreams (Composer) 178 copies
Tails of Wonder and Imagination: Cat Stories (Contributor) 171 copies, 5 reviews
Year's Best SF 13 (Contributor) 165 copies, 4 reviews
Future on Ice (Contributor) 133 copies, 1 review
Think Like a Dinosaur: And Other Stories (Foreword, some editions) 127 copies, 4 reviews
Nebula Awards Showcase 2010 (Contributor) 114 copies, 2 reviews
Year's Best Fantasy 5 (Contributor) 113 copies, 3 reviews
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (Contributor) 91 copies, 2 reviews
Nebula Awards Showcase 2008 (Contributor) 81 copies, 3 reviews
Beluthahatchie and Other Stories (Afterword, some editions) 75 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of SF Wars (Contributor) 73 copies, 1 review
The Nebula Awards Eighteen (Contributor) 72 copies
In the Field of Fire (Contributor) 64 copies
Nebula Awards 23 (Contributor) 59 copies, 1 review
Nebula Awards Showcase 2012 (Editor) 59 copies, 2 reviews
Enemy Mine/Another Orphan (Contributor) 57 copies
Attack of the Jazz Giants: and Other Stories (Afterword) 55 copies, 1 review
Real Unreal: Best American Fantasy 3 (Contributor) 53 copies, 1 review
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories : 9 (Contributor) 45 copies, 1 review
Isaac Asimov's Fantasy! (Contributor) 35 copies
80! Memories & Reflections on Ursula K. Le Guin (Contributor) 35 copies, 1 review
Starry messenger: The best of Galileo (Contributor) 16 copies, 1 review
Clarkesworld: Issue 087 (December 2013) (Contributor) 11 copies, 5 reviews
Geek Theater (Contributor) 9 copies
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Disambiguation notice
This John Kessel (ends in 1 L, no initial) writes and edits science fiction. He lives and teaches in North Carolina.

This is NOT the historian John L. Kessell (ends in LL, one initial), who writes about the presence of Spain in the American southwest.

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